Comics: The Art of Storytelling

An 8-week intensive course developing a story idea and learning how to get it published

Comics: The Art of Storytelling
COURSE OVERVIEW

Learn how to develop a story and publish it


COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OVERVIEW
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Course Trailer
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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

The more you know, the better.


Comics: The Art of Storytelling
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Instructor

Bringing out the best in talent

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ILYA is a 30+ year veteran of the comic industry. He has been published internationally by Marvel, DC, and Dark Horse in the USA, in Japan by Kodansha, across Europe and by independent companies worldwide.

His books include the award-winning graphic novel series THE END OF THE CENTURY CLUB (Best Graphic Novel, the UK Comic Art Convention 1997), SKIDMARKS, ROOM FOR LOVE, TIME TRAVELLER, noir anthology IT’S DARK IN LONDON, the MANGA DRAWING KIT, HOW TO DRAW COMICS, HOW TO DRAW ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING, and a daring Native American (First Nations) adaptation of KING LEAR for Manga Shakespeare.

He is also author of critically acclaimed prose novel, THE CLAY DREAMING and artistically collaborated on DEADFACE/BACCHUS with Eddie Campbell, and KID SAVAGE with Joe Kelly.

ILYA is currently Cartoon Historian for New Internationalist magazine (15 episodes and counting).

STUDENT INTERVIEWS
  • Realizing “Unborn”
    Interview with
    Marina Ortega Lorente
    Realizing “Unborn”
    Interview with
    Marina Ortega Lorente
  • Maledictus
    Interview with
    Benedtta Pia
    Maledictus
    Interview with
    Benedtta Pia
  • School Days Adventure
    Interview with
    Andy Ivanov
    School Days Adventure
    Interview with
    Andy Ivanov
  • The History of “Aegis”
    Interview with
    Aishath Nasir
    The History of “Aegis”
    Interview with
    Aishath Nasir
  • Spectra: An Artists’ Challenge to Bring a Supernatural Story to Life
    Interview with
    James Rumfelt
    Spectra: An Artists’ Challenge to Bring a Supernatural Story to Life
    Interview with
    James Rumfelt
  • The Pale Mask: Pursuing a Passion of Comic Art
    Interview with
    Alba Jaen
    The Pale Mask: Pursuing a Passion of Comic Art
    Interview with
    Alba Jaen
    winter term registration
    Oct 17, 2022 - Jan 30, 2023
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    January 22nd

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    • Alba Jaen

      Miki has been an amazing instructor. He has been really helpfull with all the students and provided great feedback and advice and the lectures have been really useful and interesting.

    • AJ Nazarro

      This class was incredible. The curriculum Miki has prepared went above and beyond what I was expecting. I will be recommending this class to everyone I know!

    • Justin McConnell

      Miki did a great job of helping my panel to panel story telling ability and I feel that my growth in this class will be instrumental to my building a storyboarding career.

    • Juliana Mizrahi

      I learn a lot about composition of a page and storytelling, learn new tools to make my process faster and was able to make my drawing process both better and faster.

    • Bruno Guaman

      This course was awesome.! Help me specifically to me to put storys in a comic layout. Also, gave me great directions about inking, color and light. All of it greatly explained by Mikki!

    • Chrisian Meesey

      This is not only the best Comics related class I’ve taken, but also one of the Best Art classes I’ve Ever taken, period. It helped my understanding of the entire Storytelling process, and especially how to apply light and Color and how those elements enhance the Narrative.

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    BENEFITS

    What makes this learning experience unique?

    Personal Feedback
    Personal Feedback

    Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industry’s best artist.

    1+ Year Access
    1+ Year Access

    Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.

    Certificate of Completion
    Certificate of Completion

    Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.

    Flexible Learning
    Flexible Learning

    Learn anywhere, anytime, and at your own pace with our online courses.

    winter term registration
    Oct 17, 2022 - Jan 30, 2023
    Only
    $699
    Course Begins
    January 22nd